10 things to do at Dakhla
Are you a passionate kitesurf enthusiast or kite lover and still have not been to Dakhla? If so, this article is for you! From its landscapes to its lagoon and gastronomy, we have written this article to help you discover the first 10 reasons to visit Dakhla.
The lagoon of Dakhla is a small paradise for all kitesurfing enthusiasts. Due to its geographical location, the wind is constant, the water is flat and despite the desert that surrounds it, a micro climate prevents temperatures from climbing beyond 27 ° C.
- Wind direction: NE
- Wind intensity: between 15 and 25 knots all year but this blows more in July and August
- Water: Flat and shallow at the lagoon
- Temperature during the day: April to October 26 ° C and from November to March 23 ° C
- Water temperature: from April to October around 22 ° C and from November to March around 18 ° C
There are several surf spots in this region. The best known and famous are those of Sarga, Pointe d’Or, Arish and Foumbouir.
- Direction of the waves: Right
- Direction of the swell: N / NW
- Swell size: 0.5m to 2.5m
- Ideal Tide: Low and High
- Ideal season for surfing: from October to April
- Ideal season for kitesurfing: all year round
4. MULTIPLE ACTIVITIES
If you are not a fan of extreme sports such as kitesurfing, there are many other activities including SUP, wakeboarding, yoga, fishing, desert trips, kayaking, catamaran sailing, Asnaa thermal springs, boat trip to Dragon Island, excursions to the oyster farm…etc
5. INTERNACIONAL EVENTS
- PKRA (2013 & 2014)
- VKWC (2015)
- GKA (2016)
- KIDS DREAMERS PROJECT (2017)
- WORLD CLASS ACADEMY (2017)
- GKA (2017)
Morocco has one of the most varied cuisines in the world, influenced by Andalusian Spain, Arabia and France. Dakhla is particularly well known for its culture of oysters by hand, which is part of its culinary traditions. Dakhla oysters are sold not only around Morocco but are also exported to top European restaurants and even to Japan.
7. WILDLIFE AND FLORA
9. A REVITALISING TRIP
If you want to add to your unspoilt destination list, you will need to go to Dakhla. Tranquility and simplicity are the key words to describe this place. Far from the busy streets and crowded beaches, you can enjoy the comfort of a relaxing beach holiday, explore the local culture and discover kitesurfing.
- Spanish Cathedral
- old mosque
- new mosque
- the waterfront
If you want to visit Dakhla, we will be happy to take care of everything for you. From the airline ticket, to accommodation and water activities, we will offer you a complete package adapted to your budget. Do not hesitate to contact us via the online form.